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Sunday, August 20, 2017

BWW Flashback: ON YOUR FEET Will Conga One Last Time on Broadway Today! by Stephanie Wild

On Your Feet, the Gloria Estefan bio-musical closes today, August 20, after a nearly two year run at the Marquis Theatre. The show will launch a national tour this fall, with plans to also r…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Costumer Bob Mackie Will Return for WHEN PIGS FLY Revival by Stephanie Wild

According to the show's official announcement,Bob Mackie will be returning to New York to design the costumes for the upcoming revival of the campy musical review, Howard Crabtree's When Pig…

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

BWW Flashback: Broadway History is History- INDECENT Takes Its Final Broadway Bow Today by Stephanie Wild

Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, Indecent will play its final performance on Broadway on today, August 6 at 300 PM at the Cort Theatre 138 West 48th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.…

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Friday, August 4, 2017

FUN HOME is Now Available for Licensing Through Samuel French by Stephanie Wild

Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori's musical Fun Home is now available for licensing through Samuel French Inc., one of the world's leading publishing and licensing companies of plays and musicals.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Andrew Rannells Will Release Book of Essays; Shares Personal Story by Stephanie Wild

Andrew Rannells is working on writing a book of essays, as reported by the New York Times. The announcement comes following a personal story Rannells shared with the Times, about how he foun…

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Mission Accomplished! OSLO Takes its Final Broadway Bow Today by Stephanie Wild

Today, July 16,Oslo concludes its Broadway run after an extension on its limited engagement at the Lincoln Center Theatre.Take a look at the show's journey on Broadway below

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Playwright David Mamet Will Not Allow Post-Show Talks About His Work by Stephanie Wild

The Guardian reports that playwright David Mamet has placed a ban on any post-show panels about his work, something that has become commonplace in theatres and cinemas. The license to stage …

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Friday, July 7, 2017

INDECENT Playwright Paula Vogel Talks 'Truth' of Inequality in Theatre by Stephanie Wild

'Indecent' playwright Paula Vogel recently talked with the Boston Globe about her feelings toward inequality in the theatre when it comes to women and minorities. In regards to the Tony Awar…

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Photo Flash: Mandy Patinkin Kisses the Fish at COME FROM AWAY! by Stephanie Wild

Theatre, television, and film legend Mandy Patinkin saw Come From Away on July 6, and posed for a photo with the cast after the show. Check out the photo

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Photo Flash: Broadway Bricks Creator Visits CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Actors Backstage with Special Legos by Stephanie Wild

Jack Abrams, creator of Broadway Bricks, custom made Legos that resemble Broadway roles, is at it again The teenrecently made specialty Charlie Bucket Legos for Charlie and the Chocolate Fac…

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BWW Flashback: Spidey Can Dance! Watch Tom Holland as BILLY ELLIOT by Stephanie Wild

Tom Holland is the latest actor to play the iconic role of Spider-Man in the new film Spider-Man Homecoming. But did you know he was a child star of Billy Elliot in London's West End Check o…

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Do You Believe? Open Call Announced for THE CHER SHOW! by Stephanie Wild

Calling all Chers Telsey Company will hold anopen call for the principal role of Babe in The Cher Show.

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Shoshana Bean Launches PledgeMusic Campaign For Her New Album! by Stephanie Wild

Broadway favorite Shoshana Bean has launched a PledgeMusic Campaign to raise money for the release of her fourth studio album, with 5 of the money raised going to Education Through Music Los…

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

BWW Flashback: The Last Laughs- PRESENT LAUGHTER Takes Its Final Broadway Bow Today by Stephanie Wild

Present Laughter closes tonight, July 2. Take a look at the show's journey on Broadway before we say farewell.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

BWW Exclusive: Will Derek Hough Dance His Way to Broadway? by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld recently chatted with Derek Hough about his new series World of Dance. Hough also talked abouthis recent role as Corny Collins on Hairspray Live and the possibility of coming t…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

BWW Exclusive: Jane Lynch Wants to Return to Broadway! by Stephanie Wild

Jane Lynch of Glee fame, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her new gig on Hollywood Game Night. Lynch, who was last seen on Broadway in 2013 as MissHannigan in Annie, gushed about he…

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BWW Exclusive: Josh Radnor, Auli'i Cravalho & Damon J. Gillespie Get Ready to RISE on NBC! by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld recently got to chat with cast members from the new NBC series Rise. Hear what Auli'i Cravalho, Josh Radnor, and Damon J. Gillespie have to say about their characters, inspirin…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

BWW Flashback: The Factory is Closed- SWEAT Concludes Broadway Run Today by Stephanie Wild

Sweat closes today, June 25th. Before we say farewell, take a final look at the show's journey on Broadway.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Review: Motown the Musical by Stephanie Wild

On June 13, Motown the Musical began its run at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT. It’s a 5 day stop along the show’s national tour, and I was lucky enough to attend the opening perfo…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Meet Broadway's New Sonya - Ingrid Michaelson Joins the Cast of GREAT COMET! by Stephanie Wild

BroadwayWorld recently announced that Ingrid Michaelson will be joining the cast of NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 on July 3. It will mark the singersongwriter's Broadway debut…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Stage and Screen Actress Glenne Headly Dies at 63 by Stephanie Wild

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Glenne Headly, star of Dick Tracy and Mr. Holland's Opus, among others, has died. The actress was 63. Her reps did not provide a cause of death when makin…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Party Like a Broadway Star: Where to Eat, Drink and Celebrate the 2017 Tony Awards! by Stephanie Wild

Tony night is fast approaching, and while we all wish we could be in the 'room where it happens,' Radio City only has so many seats If you're still looking for a place to get your party on, …

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Broadway-Bound PRETTY WOMAN Musical Set To Get a Developmental Lab This Fall by Stephanie Wild

According to an Equity casting notice, a developmental lab of the Broadway-bound musical Pretty Woman, will be held in Manhattan in September. The musical is based on Garry Marshall's 1990 f…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Review: Heartbreak House by Stephanie Wild

In the final show of its 2016-17 season, Hartford Stage presented Heartbreak House, George Bernard Shaw’s most ambitious play. The play takes place in the early 1900s and follows a family …

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Shed Arts Center Receives $75 Million Donation from Michael Bloomberg by Stephanie Wild

According to the New York Times, the new arts center known as the Shed that is being built in Hudson Yards has received 75 million from Michael Bloomberg. He had previously made a 15 million…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

WAR PAINT Costume Designer Catherine Zuber Discusses Her Process, Challenges, and More by Stephanie Wild

Seasoned costume designer Catherine Zuber's latest project, War Paint, has her designing lavish pieces for Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. In an article with Vogue, the designer discuss…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Take a Closer Look At the Set and Costumes For London's New PETER PAN by Stephanie Wild

The National Theatre Blog recently talked with London's Peter Pan costume designer, Katie Sykes, and set designer, Michael Vale to discuss their inspiration and process, as well as to share …

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Friday, May 12, 2017

COME FROM AWAY Producers Talk Lasting Impact On Audiences and Connection With Canada by Stephanie Wild

With Come From Away establishing itself as one of the frontrunners at this year's Tony Awards, people are buzzing more than ever. In a recent article by the Washington Post, the producers of…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal For Waterwell's HAMLET Starring Arian Moayed, Sherie Rene Scott, and Micah Stock by Stephanie Wild

WaterwellArian Moayed amp Tom Ridgely, Artistic Directors recently announced alimited engagement of a new dual language EnglishFarsi version ofHamletat the Sheen Center for Thought and Cultu…

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ArtsConnection Brings High School Student Artists To DEAR EVAN HANSEN by Stephanie Wild

ArtsConnection, NYC's leading arts-in-education organization, has announced that it will partner with the musicalDear Evan Hansen, for an innovative new program called 'ART2ART - DEAR EVAN H…

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Censorship Or Protection - Was Boston Children's Theatre's Nude Scene Appropriate? by Stephanie Wild

According to, Howard Sherman writes that there has been an uproar surrounding a recent production of One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest at Boston Children's Theatre. This deba…

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